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Michael Shay, KIPP Esperanza

Michael Shay is the Founding School Leader of KIPP Esperanza Dual Language Academy in San Antonio, Texas.  Now in his 5th year with KIPP San Antonio, he has served in various capacities, including a year as the founding 5th grade math teacher at KIPP Camino Academy, and a year as the founding assistant school leader at KIPP Un Mundo Dual Language Academy.  Prior to joining KIPP, Mr. Shay served as a 4th grade teacher at Hawthorne Academy in San Antonio ISD.  He and his wife (a fellow teacher) have a passion and love for the city that began when they were students at Trinity University in San Antonio over 15 years ago.